Chapter OneEDUCATION AND THESIGNIFICANCE OF LIFEWhen one travels around the world, one notices to what an extraordinary degree human nature is the same, whether in India or America, in Europe or Australia. This is especially true in colleges and universities. We are turning out, as if through a moul..
This primer on authentic education explores how mind and heart can work together in the learning process. Moving beyond the bankruptcy of our current model of education, Parker Palmer finds the soul of education through a lifelong cultivation of the wisdom each of us possesses and can share to benef..
Argues that schools, and children, can only be saved by radically retooling teaching methods. Based on his work on choice theory, this work offers teaching techniques which emphasize co-operation and creativity. It provides ideas for improving the success of teachers and the enthusiasm of students...
Inspired by the spirit of Henry David Thoreau--"All good things are wild and free"--mother of five Arment founded Wild + Free. This growing online community of mothers and families want their children to receive a quality education at home by challenging their intellectual abilities and nurturing th..
Communicating about student achievement requires accurate, consistent and meaningful grades. Educators interested in examining and improving grading practices should ask the following questions: - Am I confident that students in my classroom receive consistent, accurate and meaningful grades that su..
"50 Instructional Routines to Develop Content Literacy, 3/e" helps adolescents read more and read better. Middle and high school teachers can immediately put to use its practical information and classroom examples from science, social studies, English, math, the visual and performing arts, and core ..
In "Seven Strategies of Assessment Learning," author Jan Chappuis gives K to 12 classroom teachers an incisive look at seven practical strategies structured around three essential questions--Where am I going? Where am I now? and How can I close the gap? Complete with research-based recommendations a..